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  1. CFAES Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-trenching-and-excavation-safety

    The Trenching and Excavation Safety Program establishes requirements for safe trenching, excavating and shoring activities at The Ohio State University. The intent is to ensure any activity involving trenching and excavating is conducted in a manner to mi ...

  2. Drug Free Workplace Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/drug-free-workplace-program

    The agricultural industry can have it’s own unique set of workplace hazards including operating heavy equipment, working with livestock, encountering a variety of work surfaces, and working in extreme weather.  Adding alcohol or drug use to an already pot ...

  3. Fire Prevention / Fire Extinguishers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/fire-prevention-fire-extinguishers

    Fire Prevention & Fire Extinguishers The Ohio State University is committed to providing a fire-safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, patients and visitors, and to protect its property through an effective fire prevention, protection, pre ...

  4. Job Hazard Analysis

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/job-hazard-analysis

    Safety hazards are present in every workplace. To properly identify hazards and protect workers from them, a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) should be performed. A proper JHA involves reviewing each task performed to determine where hazards exist providing reco ...

  5. Working Alone Safety Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/working-alone-safety-program

    Some job functions in agriculture require individuals to work alone or in isolated areas. This program is to encourage awareness and promote safe work procedures for employees who work alone. Whenever an employee is working alone, the employer shall accou ...

  6. CFAES Field Teaching & Research Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-agricultural-field-research-safety

    Field research is an important aspect of research at The Ohio State University- College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Safety guidelines are intended to help researchers prepare for safety and health concerns that may be encountered wh ...

  7. Agricultural Equipment & Machine Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/ag-equipment-machine-hazards

    Today’s agricultural equipment is powerful, very efficient and versatile in how it can be used. This includes tractors, tillage equipment, planting equipment, harvesting equipment, and extremely specialized machinery for specialty crop production. However ...

  8. CFAES Utility Type Vehicle (UTV) Safety & Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-utility-type-vehicle-utv-safety-employee-training

    Utility Type Vehicles (UTV) are versatile machines utilized is a variety of agricultural settings. However, UTVs can be dangerous if not operated correctly. The OSU College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has developed UTV training to enh ...

  9. CFAES Shop Safety Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-shop-safety-program

    It is the policy of The Ohio State University (OSU) to take precautions to eliminate hazards associated with the use of hand and power tools; and to ensure employees are properly trained to utilize these tools in a safe manner to minimize injuries related ...

  10. Hazard Communication Program and Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/osha-communications-issues-hazard-communication-standard

    Hazard Communication Program The purpose of the Hazard Communication Program (HazCom) is to ensure employees are aware of hazardous chemicals in the workplace and are provided information regarding the potential hazards associated with exposure to these c ...

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